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Celtis

Celtis spp.

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Celtis reticulata 2

Overview

Genus with around 72 hardy, deciduous trees with the colloquial names nettle trees or hackberries. They are classically grown for their small fruits and foliage. Warm climates with hot summers yield the largest specimens, with species in this genus tending to form small trees with multiple stems when grown in more temperate climates.